NASA, SpaceX Target 14 Nov for Crew-1 Dragon Launch

The Crew-1 astronauts, now scheduled to fly no sooner than 14 November, consist of (from left) Shannon Walker, Victor Glover, Mike Hopkins and Soichi Noguchi. Photo Credit: NASA

Expedition 64 crew members Sergei Ryzhikov, Sergei Kud-Sverchkov and Kate Rubins must wait a little longer before their International Space Station (ISS) increment expands to full, […]

SpaceX Ends 'Scrubtober' for Space Coast With Sunrise Starlink-13 Launch

@SpaceX successfully launched its first #Falcon9 in a month early Tuesday, putting 60 #Starlinks into orbit & hopefully kicking off its first #FourFlightMonth. […]

As Crew-1 Dragon Arrives in Florida, NASA Eyes 23 October Launch to ISS

Crew-1 astronauts @Astro_Illini, @VicGlover, @Astro_Soichi & Shannon Walker are 2 months from launch to @Space_Station. Their ride to space arrived on the Space Coast last week. […]

Like An Animal: Hurley, Behnken Reflect on Historic Dragon Endeavour Mission

@Astro_Doug & @AstroBehnken discuss their 64-day @Space_Station mission, what splashdown feels like…and those pesky boats. […]

Demo-2 Success Lays Groundwork for Future Commercial Crew Missions

Yesterday’s return of @Astro_Doug and @AstroBehnken finally brought human spaceflight capability back to U.S. shores for the first time since the end of the Space Shuttle era. […]

Dragon Endeavour Splashes Down, Makes First U.S. Oceanic Return in 45 Years

@SpaceX Dragon Endeavour made the first U.S. splashdown in 45yrs today, as @Astro_Doug and @AstroBehnken wrap up a 64-day mission. […]

Landing in The Drink: Remembering America’s Oceanic Returns from Space (Part 2)

As @Astro_Doug and @AstroBehnken head back to Earth, they become the first American astronauts to splashdown in 45 years. […]

'Huffing and Puffing': How Does Flying a Falcon 9 Compare to the Rest? (Part 2)

Launch of Dragon Endeavour atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 on 30 May 2020. Photo Credit: Mike Killian/AmericaSpace

It’s rare that you can time a moment in history to a single split-second. But last Saturday, that split-second fell at 3:22:45 p.m. EDT, when American astronauts rode an American-made spacecraft, atop an American-built rocket, and from […]

Demo-2 Docks at Space Station, Expedition 63 Expands to Five Crew

Dragon Endeavour comes in for docking at 10:16 a.m. EDT Sunday. Photo Credit: NASA

Riding aboard a spacecraft they christened “Endeavour”—in honor of the now-retired shuttle which kicked off both of their astronauting careers more than a decade ago—NASA veterans Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken completed another milestone earlier today (Sunday, 31 May), with […]

Demo-2 Flies, Ends 9-Year U.S. Crew Launch Hiatus

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launching America’s first crew back to space from US soil on the Crew Dragon May 30, 2020 from Kennedy Space Center pad 39A on the Demo-2 flight test to and from the International Space Station under NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. Photo: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace.com

The wait is over. […]